The lighting of the Crest Theatre
Abraham Verghese

Abraham Verghese

In conversation with Judith Horstman

Thursday, February 11, 2010
Crest Theatre | 7:30 p.m.

Abraham Verghese is widely known for his acclaimed nonfiction work. My Own Country, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award, is based on his experiences as a physician treating persons with HIV and was later made into a Mira Nair film. The Tennis Partner was a New York Times notable book and a national bestseller. His riveting first novel, Cutting for Stone, was released in February 2009. He is a professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine and has published extensively in medical literature.

“A magnificent, sweeping novel that moves from India to Ethiopia to an inner-city hospital in New York City over decades and generations.” – Publishers Weekly

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